2011 - present, The Rubicon Project, Santa Monica, CA
2001 - 2007, The
University of Akron. Akron, OH
"I had the benefit of working closely with Will for nearly two years on the Interfaces team at the Rubicon Project.
During that time, Will was responsible for leading several critical engineering projects ranging from an multi-layered user authorization interface
to a complete redesign of the company’s financial tracking system.
On each project, Will was extremely effective in gathering the necessary requirements, drafting an elegant technical design,
and successfully implementing a solution that met all project requirements.
Brad Rodriguez, Software Engineer, the Rubicon Project
"I have worked very closely with Will at the Rubicon Project.
As the engineering lead on the Bid Landscape Report, Will showed excellent skill in understanding the nuances of design, programming and scale during the concept phase.
He understood the customer and their needs which guided his design contributions.
The report he produced became a cornerstone of Rubicon's Real-Time Bidding product.
Mark McEachran, Product Manager, the Rubicon Project
"Will is an analytical thinker who enjoys solving difficult problems. And, he does this very well. His solutions are always of top-notch quality and elegant. Will is also a pleasure to work with as his easy-going style makes working together on difficult issues a breeze." April 25, 2012
Bill Willits, Database Administrator, the Rubicon Project
"Working with Will has been a pleasure, he is extremely smart and it can be seen in his engineering implementations especially when designing expandability. Due to the amount of thought Will places into his implementations they rarely need to be refactored. Will's personality and attitude makes him a great mentor and great person to work with. I would recommend Will without hesitation." April 24, 2012
Jonathan Tansavatdi, Software Engineer, the Rubicon Project
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Far Jangtrakool, Software Engineer, the Rubicon Project
"I worked closely with Will for about a year at the Rubicon Project. Will is an excellent software engineer,
highly analytical and able to reason about and break down complex problems. He has the ability to work effectively
anywhere in the stack, as evidenced by his work on both big data and user interfaces at Rubicon. He has a great work ethic,
works well with others and communicates clearly.
Will Redd, Core Software Engineer, the Rubicon Project
"I worked directly with Will on a PHP project where Will continuously demonstrated his ability to design clean and concise user interfaces with a fully functional back-end. Equally as impressive is Will's ability to write clean re-usable code while keeping it very efficient. I'd be delighted to work with Will again in the future." April 19, 2009
Robert J. Palmer
, Systems Engineer, Internap
"Will consistently demonstrates strong technical expertise. His willingness and ability to take on a many different responsibilities were key to the successful on-time completion of important projects. Will also has a strong eye for design that distinguishes him from most other software engineers." April 3, 2009
Scott Leibrand, Manager of Architectural Engineering, Internap Network Services
"Will is a great developer. Based on feedback both from clients and the sales team, Will does a great job turning companies business requirements into reality." January 27, 2009
Dave DeGroff, Director of Sales, CDN, Internap
"Will is a tremendous asset to any company lucky enough to hire him. While working with Will he has demonstrated vast and uncompromised skills that are both effective and efficient. I have no doubt he will have a long and outstanding career, and I think he would be a formidable resource to another organization. I recommend that all future employers consider his application." January 22, 2009
Michael Kowalski, Sales Engineer, Internap
"I've had the great pleasure to work with Will and he is a tremendous asset to any team or organization. He is both technical and people savvy, a rare combination. Will is knowledgeable, yet flexible, a team player who understands company objectives and balances customer initiatives also. It is not uncommon to see Will put in late hours getting projects done. Thanks Will!" January 20, 2009
Dave Park, CDN Sales Manager, Internap
"I worked with Will on a number of customer projects and he was always very helpful in ensuring the upfront design decisions would both meet the customer requirements and also allow an on-time ship date. Will would always jump in and put in that extra effort to make sure the customer was happy with their software." January 19, 2009
John McIlwain (firstname.lastname@example.org), Director of Product Management, Internap
"Will joined our team as a new developer to extend our delivery capacity in Professional Services. Within his first week he was already up to speed in his new role and was making significant contributions to the team. Will has excellent technical and documentation skills, as well as customer skills and within a few weeks he assumed the primary lead role for a critical business project which he completed it on time and with excellent results. Will is an outstanding individual with great future potential that I would highly recommend for any position where his skills are needed. Please contact me at any time for additional details." January 16, 2009
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
Jay LaCroix (email@example.com)
"Will was a tremendous asset to the company. He has the rare ability to assist both behind the scenes and in front of the customer. He has a tremendous knowledge base that he shares in an easy to understand yet informative matter. I've worked with Will on specific customer applications where he was both instrumental in implementation and more importantly a vital component to closing the deal." January 16, 2009
Jeff Bettencourt, CDN - Sales Engineer, Internap
"Will is an extremely capable programmer who can communicate effectively with customers or other departments and has an eye for design as well. He can work to a schedule, design complex systems, troubleshoot problems quickly, and leverage his insights to fill in gaps within specs to deliver what the customer really needs. Contact me for more details." November 22, 2008
Jason Eggleston, Team Lead, Solutions Engineer, Internap
"Will worked as lead programmer on the website we created for a startup video sharing network, and proved quickly to us that he is very thorough and conscientious. Will is both detail-oriented and an outstanding problem-solver, and went the full distance on our project, with his unending commitment to excellence. I would recommend Will without hesitation to any of my colleagues for future web development projects." July 30, 2008
Eric Scott, Principal, Day For Night Multimedia, Inc.
Presentation and Analysis of a Multi-Dimensional
Interpolation Function for Non-Uniform Data: Microsphere Projection.
Master’s Thesis for completion of Master of Science
in Computer Science. 2007. Akron, OH.
Semi-Automatic Interactive Visualization of Quantum Dot Nano-Structures. IADIS International Conference Computer Graphics and Visualization, 2007. pp. 117-121.
Multi-Dimensional Interpolation Function for Non-Uniform Data:
Microsphere Projection. IADIS International Conference Computer
Graphics and Visualization, 2007. pp. 143-147.
Using Fictitious Play to Find Pseudo-optimal
Solutions for Full-scale Poker. 2006 International Conference
on Artificial Intelligence. 2006. pp. 374-380.
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